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Re: [PATCH 05/06] Fix compilation warning for arch/x86/kernel/apm_32.c



* Subrata Modak <subrata@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Following fix is inspired by David Howells fix few days back:
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/9/109,
> 
> Signed-off-by: Subrata Modak<subrata@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> ---
> 
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/apm_32.c	2009-06-15 07:50:51.000000000 +0530
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/apm_32.c	2009-07-15 06:43:59.000000000 +0530
> @@ -811,7 +811,7 @@ static int apm_do_idle(void)
>  	u8 ret = 0;
>  	int idled = 0;
>  	int polling;
> -	int err;
> +	int uninitialized_var(err);

Please dont use uninitialized_var() as it's dangerous - in something 
as performance-uncritical as this we should initialize it to 0 and 
mention it in the changelog that this works around a GCC false 
positive warning.

Thanks,

	Ingo
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